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Dr. Steve Montoya

Nephrology and Dialysis
Foreman, AR
48 years experience

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Nephrology and Dialysis

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
64 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
C3: A low C3 level with gn would point to an autoimmumme process that needs treatment.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Maybe: Low Insulin use with high blood sugar level over 1000.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Bananas: Bananas provide 1 meq of kcl per inch therefore 3 per day may equal one 20 meq tab.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Weight loss: Less salt intake less fluid retention less weight on scale.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Autoimmune : You may have an internal autoimmune process that needs treatment.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Kidney stones: For a short time to allow healing.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Maybe: Low chance of cure.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Tests: Kidney and liver testing at intervals.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Creatinine level: Blood tests to assess kidney function like serum creatinine and a normal ua.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Months to years: Depending on co-conditions.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Related: Depends on what your activity is.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Plastic surgery: A plastic surgeon would have to exam the area and develop a plan of care.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Record: Record the readings and have your md adjust your meds.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Maybe: Low Insulin use with high blood sugar level over 1000.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Maybe: Baking soda may have too much salt for a hd patient.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
High: Very few docs use ampho b anymore.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Maybe: Check with your md for possible side effects.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Montoya is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Montoya is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I don't have any family. Don't bother responding to me again. Obviously, you have NO empathy for upstanding people struggling to make it.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 1974MD

Awards

Top Nephrologist, First Place, Arkansas - Summer
2013
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